With the first live action, Sonic the Hedgehog film released in 2020 and a sequel releasing a little later this year in April, SEGA have shared some rather interesting news.
Working with Paramount, SEGA has revealed both parties are enjoying the experience and fully intend on continuing it, in the form of an upcoming live action series, said to focus on Idris Elba’s Knuckles and a third Sonic the Hedgehog movie has been announced as well.
The source of these announcements, comes from Haruki Satomi, the CEO of SEGA Corporation, with regards to the future of the Sonic franchise, which can be seen here:
“We are delighted to announce that the third Sonic theatrical film and the first live action Sonic series for Paramount+ are being actively developed. We’ve got a remarkable partnership with Paramount, and we are excited to continue expanding the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise with them. 2022 is shaping up to be a significant year for the franchise with the second film being released this April, as well as Sonic Frontiers, the highly anticipated video game title, coming this holiday. Sonic has been beloved by fans across the world for over 30 years and we look forward to continuing to bring memorable moments and experiences to them for many years to come.”
#SonicMovie3 is officially in development from @ParamountPics and @SEGA! Plus, next year a new original #Knuckles series with @IdrisElba is coming to #ParamountPlus. #SonicMovie2 hits theaters April 8! pic.twitter.com/M0EM3NNd2p— Paramount+ (@paramountplus) February 15, 2022
Source: @sonic_hedgehog (Twitter) & @paramountplus (Twitter)